The trends shaping economies, societies and the world of work have a direct impact on the HR profession in terms of who it includes, what it does and how it does it. That’s why it’s important for organisations and HR practitioners to monitor the state of the labour market and keep an eye on likely developments in the economy. Here you’ll find information on the labour market and trends shaping work and working lives.

Megatrends

Megatrends

The CIPD's Megatrends programme of work focuses on the key trends that have been shaping our economies and the world of work in order to prompt a debate among practitioners, academics and policy-makers on the implications of change and what the HR profession can do to adapt to change and help shape the future

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Labour Market Outlook

Provides a set of forward-looking labour market indicators, highlighting employers’ recruitment, redundancy and pay intentions

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